Topic: Projects for underserved communities

Service learning for engineers goes global

July 22, 2010
Patriensa leaders greatly appreciate the results of the PUC Ghana project.

Projects for Underserved Communities (PUC) is an innovative new course at the Cockrell School of Engineering that places learning on a global scale for students. In fall 2009, 25 students participated in the first PUC course that focused on project selection and planning. They chose water projects in Santa Cruz, Peru, and Patriensa, Ghana. In spring 2010, the students traveled overseas to implement the projects.

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Engineers Host Benefit Concert for Global Communities in Need

Dec. 2, 2009

Event: Students from the Cockrell School of Engineering will hold a benefit concert, featuring When the Lights Turn Red, to support water projects for rural communities in South America and Africa.

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